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Upside-Down “Rivers” Threaten Antarctic Ice Shelves

March 14, 2016

) “Upside-down rivers” of warm ocean water threaten the stability of floating ice shelves in Antarctica, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder’s National Snow and Ice Data Center and co-authored by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Scripps…

Researchers Uncover Surprising Link Between Body Temperature and Depression

February 5, 2024

People with depression have higher body temperatures, a finding that supports nascent research suggesting a mental health benefit to lowering the temperatures of those with the disorder, a new research team that includes scientists at the University of California San Diego found.

Blood Testing Identifies Biomarkers of Suicidal Thoughts

December 15, 2023

Researchers from University of California San Diego have found that people with depression and suicidal ideation have compounds in their blood that could help identify people at higher risk of becoming suicidal. They also found sex-based differences in how depression impacts metabolism.

Could “Love Hormone” Help Treat Depression?

February 13, 2012

…people who suffer from depression, the so-called “hormone of love” might hold out hope. Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine are conducting a clinical trial to study whether oxytocin – the brain hormone released with touches, hugs, or when a mother and her newborn baby bond –…

Varenicline Helps Smokers with Depression to Quit Smoking

September 9, 2013

…levels in smokers with current or a history of depression, researchers concluded that the drug does help some of these patients to quit smoking without worsening symptoms of depression or anxiety.

Pesticide Exposure Linked to Teen Depression in Agricultural Communities

July 2, 2019

Adolescent depression increases with exposure to pesticides, a study in the Ecuadorian Andes shows.

Mother’s Depression Might Do the Same to Her Child’s IQ

April 17, 2018

…United States will experience depression, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The consequences, however, may extend to their children, report researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, who found that a mother’s depression can negatively affect a child’s cognitive development up to the age…

Mouse Study Identifies New Method for Treating Depression

March 21, 2017

…to kick in. In an effort to find better depression treatments, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine discovered that inhibiting an enzyme called Glyoxalase 1 (GLO1) relieves signs of depression in mice. Moreover, inhibiting GLO1 worked much faster than the conventional antidepressant Prozac.

New Study of Brain Circuits Finds Key Links to Symptoms of Depression

July 17, 2017

Scientists have linked specific wiring in the brain to distinct behavioral symptoms of depression. In a study published in Cell, researchers at UC San Diego found brain circuits tied to feelings of despair and helplessness and were able to alleviate and even reverse such symptoms in mice studies.

Psychedelic Supplemental

November 2, 2023

Psychedelic researchers are exploring psychedelics at all levels, from the cellular to the clinical, and in a range of fields and departments, from neuroscience and pain medicine to psychology and psychiatry.

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